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" Delusion, if delusion be admitted, has no certain limitation; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in... "
Eighteenth century essays on Shakespeare: ed. by D. Nichol Smith, M. A. - Page 128
edited by - 1903 - 358 pages
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Johnson on Shakespeare

Samuel Johnson - 1908 - 206 pages
...acquaintance are Alexander and Ccesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia,or the bank of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation...terrestrial nature. There is no reason why a mind tKus wandering in extacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 39

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909 - 437 pages
...limitation; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Ccesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain...nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in extacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture of the brains...
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Johnson on Shakespeare

Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1908 - 206 pages
...Ccesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia,oi the bank of Granicus, IV he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason,^ c or of truth, and from the heights of empyrean poetry, \] y may despise the circumscriptions of terrestrial...
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Aesthetic Illusion: Theoretical and Historical Approaches

Frederick Burwick, Walter Pape, University of California (System). Humanities Research Institute - Aesthetics - 1990 - 478 pages
...limitation; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain...reason, or of truth, and from the heights of empyrean 1 Coleridge: Biographia Literaria vol. 2, p. 6. 2 McFarland: "The Willing Suspension of Disbelief....
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William Shakespeare, 1765-1774

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 568 pages
...limitation.2 If the spectator can be once persuaded that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Ccesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain...terrestrial nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering3 in extasy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture4...
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Dramatherapy: Theory and Practice 3, Volume 3

Sue Jennings - Psychology - 1997 - 352 pages
...limitation; if the spectator can once be persuaded that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain...a state of elevation above the reach of reason or truth, and from the heights of empyrean poetry may despise the circumscriptions of terrestrial nature....
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